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Description
Eva Robin was born in Russia around 1877 and came to the U.S. with her family when she was six years old. She served as president of the Delaware Equal Suffrage Association and the National Council of Jewish Women in Wilmington. She was also involved in the Marshall Stillman Movement. The collection consists of Robin's literary manuscripts, correspondence, notes, a scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera. Some of the material relates to her husband, Dr. Albert Robin, who was noted for his work in pathology and bacteriology. The collection also contains diaries, correspondence, and essays related to her visits to Russia during the 1930s.
Background
Eva Robin was born in Russia around 1877 and came to the U.S. with her family when she was six years old; grew up in New York and later moved to Wilmington, Delaware, after her marriage to Dr. Albert Robin; she visited Russia twice during the 1930s; president, Delaware Equal Suffrage Association; president, National Council of Jewish Women in Wilmington; she was also involved in the Marshall Stillman Movement.Eva Robin was born in Russia around 1877 and emigrated to the United States with her parents and sisters when she was 6 years old. She grew up in New York and later moved to Wilmington, Delaware after her marriage to Dr. Albert Robin. He was noted for his work in pathology and bacteriology and was personal physician to the Du Ponts.
Extent
2.4 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
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